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The money stays where it is
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2018

The losing party in an adjudication always asks one question - do we really have to pay? In most cases the answer will be yes, but the list of reasons


Ground risks revisited
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2018

The default position at common law is that the risk for unforeseen ground conditions or ground risk lies with the contractor. That default position


Rashid v Nasrullah 2018 EWCA Civ 2685; 2018 11 WLUK 493, 29 November 2018
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2018

The issue was whether a fraudster who had unlawfully forged a transfer document to purport to transfer a property into his name could claim adverse


Fraudsters are entitled to make use of the law of adverse possession
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2018

The Court of Appeal has held that the law of adverse possession can be used to obtain ownership of a property even if the possession came about due to


And finally a look forward to what’s happening in employment news for January 2019
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2018

The Government has published the ‘2018 UK Annual Report on Modern Slavery’ which details the actions taken to tackle modern slavery over the last 12


University of Warwick v Balfour Beatty Group 2018 EWHC 3230 (TCC)
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2018

The Claimant, Warwick University, employed Balfour, the Defendant, to design and build a National Automotive Innovation centre on its


Professional negligence in England and Wales
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom, Global
  • December 12 2018

Professional negligence in England and Wales


Can commonhold be reinvigorated?
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2018

The Law Commission has issued a substantial consultation seeking to improve the manner in which the commonhold system operates and to persuade


Disclaiming Disclaimer
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2018

When a company is dissolved, all its property and rights (including leasehold property) are deemed to be bona vacantia and accordingly belong to the


Develop and be damned is not a good strategy
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2018

The Court of Appeal has held that public policy interests do not justify the release of restrictive covenants where a developer deliberately builds